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Shruti Chopra

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Recent articles by Shruti:

Women in the City freeze their eggs over career fears

Fertility clinics in the Square Mile have recorded a spike in women having procedures to extract their eggs → Read More

Culture at Lloyd’s of London in spotlight over lack of women in senior roles

Annette Andrews, Lloyd’s chief people officer, left the 331-year-old City institution last week → Read More

City speaks: No deal preferred to a Corbyn government

Fifty-four per cent of financiers opt for crashing out of the EU over a Corbyn government → Read More

Phones4U billionaire builds ‘Britain’s most expensive home’

John Caudwell is moving into Mayfair, home to some of the world’s largest alternative asset managers, with a £250m mansion → Read More

Mental health issues exacerbate long-term sickness at FCA

More than 100 employees at the regulator took long-term sick leave, lasting 66 consecutive working days, between 2015 and 2018 → Read More

Bullying spurs HR review at Bank of England

New figures show that 25 cases of alleged bullying and harassment were investigated by the bank between 2009 and January 2019. → Read More

A fallen star: Death knell sounds for Neil Woodford

In the space of just seven days, the fund manager's glittering career lies in tatters → Read More

Sir Martin Sorrell: ‘I don’t like coming second’

The S4 Capital boss and advertising legend on starting over, management and what WPP is doing wrong → Read More

Sir Martin Sorrell launches stinging attack on WPP

Industry veteran says his successor has made some 'terrible mistakes' while at the helm of the world’s biggest advertising company → Read More

FinnCap’s Sam Smith: ‘Buying Cavendish was like giving birth’

The FinnCap chief executive on gender equality, leadership and why Mifid II was business as usual → Read More

‘Poorly managed’ Cenkos pressured to acquire rival broker

Crystal Amber, an activist investor and the fifth-largest shareholder in Cenkos Securities, has demanded the Square Mile broker buy another firm → Read More

Bank of England admits it is under constant attack from hackers

In response to a freedom of information request by FN, the Bank revealed it is subject to persistent threats → Read More

Guy Hands: ‘I can’t raise money to invest in the UK’

The Terra Firma founder on selfishness, moving to Guernsey and why investing in the UK is so hard right now → Read More

Bramson accused of ‘scaremongering’ by Barclays investor

Richard Buxton blasts Edward Bramson’s warning on Barclays’ trading operations → Read More

An audience with Richard Buxton: ‘Brexit is not the death of the City’

Merian Global Investors’ head of UK equities on Corbyn, integrity and why he gave up the job of chief executive → Read More

FCA under fire after staff take 25,887 sick days

‘Alarming’ figures come as the UK’s financial regulator faces a rise in bullying and harassment claims → Read More

Theresa May should quit, say prominent City Brexiteers

Prominent City Brexiteers have called on Theresa May to resign as fears grow that her perceived botched handling of Brexit will irreparably damage the UK’s financial services sector. The backlash follows a torrid week for the prime minister, with MPs overwhelmingly rejecting her preferred form of exiting the European Union for a second time. May also avoided losing control of the Brexit process… → Read More

Invesco dumps Debenhams stake as problems worsen for UK retailer

Billionaire Mike Ashley is involved in a battle to take over the UK retailer → Read More

Hundreds of finance companies leave UK to cope with Brexit chaos

Banks have moved or are moving around £800bn in assets from the UK to the European Union, report finds → Read More

FCA rocked by claims of bullying and harassment

The news casts doubt over the watchdog’s ability to stamp out misconduct in the City → Read More